Book One of the Deep Water Duology
A shared dream has begun to trouble the people of Tesaria, a dream of helpless drowning, of suffering in some watery place. The loremasters say the dream is a bad omen, but no one really knows its origin or its meaning.
In the midst of this uncertainty, the Elite Guard of King Helathius begin rampaging through the mountain villages, seeking a stolen artifact. After a tragic encounter, a young man and woman--Jeren, son of a village patriarch, and Aleas, a merchant's daughter--find themselves on a desperate flight for their lives into the lowlands, seeking a safe place to hide.
But there is nowhere to run, for a dreadful power is at work in the heart of the nation, and no one can hide from the time of cataclysm that approaches.
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